Washington, D.C., Oct. 27, 2018. – American Muslim Institution (AMI) condemns the shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. We send our condolences to all the families affected by this senseless tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and all their loved ones on this tragic day. […]
On September 30, 2018 AMI partnered with AMI to organize an interfaith dinner & discussion around the topic of migration from a faith perspective. Over 170+ joined fine conversation and dinner. David Grey, Dr. Tarek Elgawhary, Rabbi Sunny Schnitzer, Rev. Kasey Kaseman and Shahid Rahman discussed the past and future of migration.
On October 22, the president of National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, Marcellus Alexander and the first full-time TV news reporter in the US to wear a hijab, Tahera Rahman, and Laila Alawa, the Founder and CEO of The Tempest, and was named to Forbes 30 Under 30, discussed different strategies in order to encourage […]
AMI teamed up with the Sandy Spring Museum to bring dismantle common stereotypes about Muslim Women. The audience enjoyed the personal narratives of Dr. Nadia Hashimi, Nadia Hassan and Chaplain Nisa, so much so that the largest complaint we faced there was that there was not enough time. Thanks to all our great speakers and […]
AMI teamed up with MCMF and Wajahat Ali to train 30 aspiring writers. Check out Zack Khan’s testimonial: The Media training session with Wajahat Ali was an incredibly practical and engaging experience that I found especially relevant as a college student. Wajahat made the session very interactive, requiring participants to not just learn how to […]